Originally Posted by Leadchucker
It's not suprising you've never seen one run. They are pretty much exclusive to old timers. Old timers (planes not pilots) are a pretty small segment of the model airplane hobby and us ignition flyers are an even smaller segment.
Well, I don't actually intend on running mine either. I'd rather collect them and keep the as new looking as possible. Still, I wouldn't mind going to an Old Timer event sometime just to see what it's all about.